Flashcards in Art History "Northern Renaissance" Deck (36):
Leading painter in the city of Tournai in FLANDERS
A painting containing three panels which make up one composition
The "Merode Altarpiece" is the earliest Annunciation panel that takes place in a completely ______ ______
Symbolizes the purity of the virgin in the Merode Altarpiece
Symbolizes Christ's appearance in the world in human form as a means of fooling, baiting, and catching the devil
The new medium at the time of the Merode Altarpiece
Called the "King of Painters" by hue countrymen
Jan van Eyck
These people were Jan van Eyck's contemporaries
The story of "The Adoration of the Lamb" comes from what book of the bible
What is special about the words Mary is speaking
They are upside down to be read by God
In "The Annunciation" these represent Mary's purity
In "The Annunciation" these signify Christ's resurrection
The symbols of fidelity in "Arnolfini Wedding"
Raised right hand
These indicate that the couple in "Arnolfini Wedding" are standing on holy ground
Symbol of fertility in "Arnolfini Wedding"
Peaches ripening on the chest
Three types of light used in the northern Renaissance
Subject matter of the northern Renaissance
A DUTCH painter of fanciful IMAGES and incredible IMAGINATION
The left panel of "Garden of Delights"
The Garden of Eden
The right panel in "Garden of Delights"
The Garden of Satan
The middle panel in "Garden of Delights"
The Garden of Delights
Was nicknamed Peasant Bruegel because he painted the common everyday activities of the working people
LINE was a dominant feature of his style
This man was a master of watercolor
The official painter of the city of Brussels
Rogier van der Weyden
This man owns the skull that Mary's hand is almost touching in "Descent from the Cross"
Christ's body is in this direction; it really tied together all of the parts
This man was a peer of Durer
This is seen when the "Isenheim Altarpiece" is closed
This is seen when the panels of "Isenheim Altarpiece" are open
All of these things add tension to the work of The Crucifixion in "Isenheim Altarpiece"
Cross is slightly off-center
Christ is bent from the weight of the world's sin
Sky is painted black
Who is consoling Mary in The Crucifixion in the "Isenheim Altarpiece"
What is shown whether the "Isenheim Altarpiece" is open or closed
This man was one of the most important PORTRAIT painters of all times
Hans was the court painter to want king